Mid-Day Studios, Manchester by L S Lowry

The artist Ned Owens and his first wife Margo Ingham set up the Mid-Day Studios in 1946 in the basement of a house opposite the City Art Gallery.


Oil on board
14 x 25.3 cm
Art Fund grant:
£8,500 ( Total: £25,000)
Acquired in:
Pat Owens

It was a privately run gallery which exhibited works by local artists. Lowry's first major one person show was held here in 1948. The gallery closed in 1951.


Ned Owens; bequeathed to his second wife, Pat Owens, 1990.

Venue details

Manchester Art Gallery Mosley Street, MANCHESTER Greater Manchester M2 3JL 0161 235 8888 www.manchesterartgallery.org

Entry details

Free to all
Offers with National Art Pass

Daily, 10am – 5pm (Thu until 9pm) Closed 24, 25 Dec, Good Friday